Scottish Education Awards 2020 – make your nomination by 14th February!


Nominations are now open for the above awards which celebrate and recognise those who dedicate their lives to children and young people in Scottish education. The range of categories includes a Learning for Sustainability Award.

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Plunge In! Coasts and Waters Community Fund #YCW2020

Grants Other

2020 is the Year of Coasts and Waters and SNH has launched a new fund for #YCW2020 – Plunge In! The Coasts and Waters Community Fund – which creates new opportunities for communities to connect with their coasts, seas and freshwaters. Nature Reserve Travel Grants of up to…

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RSPB Wild Challenge for teachers

Resources Other

Register for activities with your class for free here, to help wildlife, explore nature, and work towards awards. 

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Ideas for sand play outdoors


Juliet Robertson @CreativeSTAR shares ideas and images in pinterest. 

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Finnish children in rural areas have better motor skills than urban counterparts

Research Other

Children & Nature Network news (2 January, 2020) share a Digital Journal report on this research from the University of Jyväskylä which found significant differences in children’s motor skills in relation to their living environment. Provided with permission from the Children & Nature Network.

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Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland